Xuewei Zhu, Ph.D.

Dr. Xuewei Zhu is an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine-Section on Molecular Medicine at Wake Forest School of Medicine. She will be promoted to Associate Professor on July 1, 2021. Dr. Zhu’s long-term goal is to identify the molecular and metabolic mechanisms underlying macrophage anti- and pro-inflammatory activation. She is particually interested in exploring the subcellular organelle-specific metabolic processes and signaling during macrophage inflammation using interdisciplinary approaches, including molecular biology, immunology, and multi-omics techniques. Dr. Zhu has published more than 40 research articles in high-impact journals. She also serves as a member of the SLB Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee.